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Shop Local For the Holidays, and Support Boise Small Business

Last updated December 01, 2022 by Totally Boise

Holiday mode has been activated across the Treasure Valley. While your fireplace may be lit, you may still be stocking up on holiday and special occasion goodies. If you’re in need of a brilliant gift and want to support Boise businesses, we’ve got the gift guide for you.

Idaho Preferred Holiday Gift Box 1 | Totally Boise
Idaho Preferred Holiday Gift Box 2 | Totally Boise

Idaho Preferred

Give. Eat. Local Holiday Gift Boxes

Share a taste of Idaho with one of the two-holiday gift boxes from Idaho Preferred. As part of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture, Idaho Preferred’s mission is to connect Idaho agriculture and food producers with consumers, retailers, and food service to grow their marketplace. In its fourth year, the popular Idaho-themed gift boxes are jam-packed with ag-artisan (agriculturally crafted) food and personal care products from 25 different Idaho farmers and crafters. A few products you’ll find inside are chocolates, soups, pet treats, cocktail bitters, and of course, potatoes! For $64.99, you can skip the crowded stores and score a uniquely Idaho holiday gift box.

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Pearl House Collective

Novelty Books

Pearl House Collective is a woman-owned, indie bookstore featuring BIG stories from small presses. Opening its first brick-and-mortar in 2023, Pearl House Collective connects you with dynamic, enriching texts that you’ll want to share with family and friends. Browse their new brick and mortar for books that fit your desired genre or theme. 

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A yoga instructor at Studio Lotus Yoga | Totally Boise

Studio Lotus Yoga

Hot Yoga Membership

Beautiful, north-end yoga studio, Studio Lotus Yoga invites you to find mind-body connection through hot, warm, and non-heated classes. The studio’s boastful floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the Boise foothills, creating the perfect atmosphere for yogis of all experience levels. This year, gift yourself or a loved one with self-care by purchasing a membership to Studio Lotus Yoga for only $120 per month. Don’t miss out on this HOT gift idea!

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Address: 1150 W State St, Suite 310, Boise ID

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UpCycle Instructors showcasing a bundle of workout equipment | Totally Boise


Cycle Studio Founding Membership

Experiences are the gifts that keep giving! UpCycle, the dynamic cycle, and fitness studio, recently moved from downtown Boise to Meridian, and they are reopening their doors to the Treasure Valley. The cycle studio’s classes offer riders the opportunity to destress, have fun, and of course, exercise. UpCycle is not your average form of cardio; the 45-minute classes are action-packed with rhythm, competition, and, most of all, community. Strap in tight because UpCylce now offers founding memberships for only $99 a month. That is a holiday deal you shouldn’t pass up!

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Address: 1728 E Mcmillan Rd, Suite 140, Meridian ID

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Wanna Matcha

Matcha Tea from Japan

Wanna Matcha supplies the Treasure Valley with the best organic matcha tea straight from Kagoshima, Japan. Know someone that would appreciate an imported brew? Wanna Matcha provides 200g bulk bags of premium organic matcha for a total of 100 servings per container. In the spirit of the holidays, Wanna Matcha offers 20% off their $70 bags when you use the code TOTALLYBOISE at checkout. Dontcha Wanna Matcha??

20% off with code: TOTALLYBOISE

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The Vervain Collective

Health-Forward Gifts

The Vervain Collective makes natural medicine approachable, supporting people step-by-step on their health journey. This full-service plant medicine dispensary is hooking you up with a wide range of beautiful and healing gifts. These items and customizable packages come in a variety of price points - starting at as little as $6 and ranging up to $60. They feature a variety of locally made teas, healing tinctures and oils, skincare products, books, and more. You can pick up a pre-made package or customize your own at The Vervain Collective in Garden City. It’s the perfect gift for everyone in your life, from the curious to the experienced herbalist!

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